Date: 14th October 2013 at 5:35pm
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Last weekend was almost what everybody had waited for all season long, but a harsh red card and a late Wimbledon equaliser deflated most of the growing spirit.

Accrington remain rooted to the bottom of the table with out a win to their name this league campaign, but once most are over the initial disappointment, there are a hell of a lot of positives we can take, and there should’ve been a very good confidence boost for the team given how they played.

Kayodi Odejayi gave us the 17th minute lead, but the same player was shown a straight red card on the stroke of half time and James Beattie was forced to admit that it was the true game of two halves, and everybody could see how being reduced to ten men affected us – but still we almost managed to hold out for all three points.

‘It was two halves of football, that’s how much the red card changed the game. It’s just one of those decision but I’ve said to myself I’m not going to mention it because I don’t think it warrants me mentioning it. We were unimpressed, but I was very proud of them all.’

Beattie continues to say that he’s said all along this group of players do not deserve to be down the bottom of the table, and as each game goes by he believes their level of play has shown that, but we just need those results to go for us now to really prove it.

‘I’ve seen teams at the bottom of the league and they don’t carry themselves like that. They’ve done the club proud.’

Beattie insists he has the belief that if we keep playing like that, but we get the luck on our side, we’ll soon get the results we want and we won’t be at the bottom of the league for much longer at all.

As for Odejayi’s red card, the club have confirmed that they have lodged an appeal following his sending off.

The outcome of the appeal should be known by the end of the week.